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Marta Prus

was born in 1987 in Warsaw. Graduated from the Direction Department at the Łódź Film School and a Documentary Programme at the Wajda School. Two of her documentaries, Vakha and Magomed (2010) and Eighteenth Birthday (2012), won several awards at the international festivals. Together with Telemark, she created the series Teen Mom Poland (2014). Her debut feature documentary Talk to Me(2015) received several awards. She was also presented with the Wiesław Nowicki Prize for the most promising young filmmaker.

FILMOGRAPHY

Vakha and Magomed, 2010; Lodz From Dusk Till Dawn, episode: Being Ill with Love, 2011; Suspicion, 2012; Eighteenth Birthday, 2012; And Nothing Around, 2012; Farewell, 2013; Teen Mom. Poland, 2014; Near Me, 2014; Over the Limit, 2017.
Audience Award

Over the Limit (18+)

Poland, 2017, colour, 74 min.
Director: Marta Prus
Portrait of the famous Russian artistic gymnast Margarita Mamun shot in the most important year of her sports career – training for the Olympic Games. The film shows the side of the sport which is very little known. In training and at the backstage of the competition between the athlete and coaches, a magical action unfolds and the nature of overcoming itself is revealed.

AWARDS

LuxFilmFest (Luxembourg, 2018) — Special Prize; ZagrebDOX (Хорватия, 2018) — Special Prize.